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" I see before me the Gladiator lie : He leans upon his hand — his manly brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his drooped head sinks gradually low — And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one,... "
A course of elementary reading in science and literature, compiled by J.M. M ... - Page 386
edited by - 1882
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

James Robert Boyd - 1844 - 306 pages
...despair. The flowers that adorn his poetry bloom over charnel-houses and the grave ! THE DYING GLADIATOR. I see before me the Gladiator lie : He leans upon...brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his droop'd head sinks gradually low ; And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow • From the red...
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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal, Volume 13

1842
...merely recherche illustration suggested by thought or perception of analogies purely intellectual : — "And through his side the last drops ebbing slow From...gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thunder shower." Nothing can be more forced than the comparison of drops of blood to drops of rain....
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English Poetry of the Nineteenth Century: A Connected Representation of ...

George Roy Elliott, Norman Foerster - 1923 - 825 pages
...worms — on battle-plains or listed spot? 1250 Both are but theatres where the chief actors rot. CXL I see before me the Gladiator lie: He leans upon his...conquers agony, And his drooped head sinks gradually low — 1255 And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one,...
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The Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - 1924 - 898 pages
...infant Washington? Has Earth no more Such seeds within her breast, or Europe no such shore? ****** urifies from self : droop 'd head, sinks gradually low — And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red...
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The Chilswell Book of English Poetry

Robert Bridges - 1924 - 272 pages
...your Brutus, He '11 think your mother chides, and leave you so. Shakespeare. 137 The Trying (gladiator I see before me the Gladiator lie ; He leans upon...brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his droop'd head sinks gradually low — And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red...
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The Chilswell Book of English Poetry

1924 - 272 pages
...think your mother chides, and leave you so. Shakespeare. 137 The "Dying Cjladiator . < . I se^before me the Gladiator lie ; He leans upon his hand —...brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his droop'd head sinks gradually low — And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1925 - 1100 pages
...are but theatres where the chief actors rot. I see before me the Gladiator lie ; He leans upon liis hand, — his manly brow Consents to death, but conquers...and now The arena swims around him, — he is gone, Era ceased the inhuman shout which hailed the wretch who won. He heard it, but he heeded not, — his...
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Outlines of English Literature: With Readings

William Joseph Long - 1925 - 807 pages
...listed spot? Both are but theatres— where the chief actors rot. I see before me the Gladiator lie : 10 He leans upon his hand— his manly brow Consents...ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one, 15 Like the first of a thunder-shower ; and now The arena swims around him— he is gone, Ere ceased...
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Educational Foundations: A Text Book for the Professional Teacher, Volume 22

1911
...Cambyses. I sit as in a theatre — the stage is time, the play is the world." — Alex. Smith. (b) "I see before me the gladiator lie; He leans upon...agony, And his drooped head sinks gradually low." — Byron. 5. Both in prose and poetry, but more commonly in the latter. 6. Honor and shame from no...
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Englische Studien

Eugen Kölbing, Johannes Hoops, Arthur Kölbing, Albert Wagner - 1903
...durch die statue des sogenannten »sterbenden fechters« im kapitolinischen museum veranlasst wurde: I see before me the Gladiator lie: He leans upon his...brow Consents to death, but conquers agony. And his droop'd head sinks gradually low — And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red...
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